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iin attrrwirds, Two and a Utlf Cent
tnin will b published frem six ( twelve
': t I. im Tor etch lusortiea, Including
The li intry of Mri. Aunt F. Miller wm
not given to ut in lima lo imcrt it looner.
A riot occurred in New York on tlio Fourth,
in which a renn was beaten to dentil.
The rroiiJcnt was to live left Wushing
ton yesterday on liii proposed trip to New
Mr. Daniel 1). Page, Banker uf St. Louis,
nulhorixes tlie editer of the News toiay that he
will undertake to build one milo of railroad to
the Pacific, if 1500 persons can ho found who
will in. Jrtukr an equal share of the work.
The New Book Store.
IT yti want In select from a great variety of
!, .l licoki, cnll on Mr. D. K. Ciarman, in Com
ini r iiid How. Observe the list advertised by
I'i-i in Diu'lhcr column.
Thi editor of the Jefferson Inquirer prays
!ii niuro 1: j.irlic from Atchison. 1 la wants
tin- hum tu kill himself.
U.J..1IU..L-L-1. JJI. -L i.l U. -JUL1LII L!i! Ll-B
A Concise History of England 1 from the
first Invasion by the Komaus, to tho ac
cession of Queen Victoria. Written on
a new plan, with particular reference to
chronology and fucts. Ily Clark and
Moflutt. Moore & Anderson, of Cincin
Mr. J. 11. Triplett, of Palmyra, has pre
sented us with a copy of a work bearing
tho above title. lie hat them lor sale in
Palmyra, ami also at the store of Mr.
McKlroy, of thin city. In this work all
the great facts of English history seem to
be arranged In simple and dtarchronologl
The following extract front the first chop'
tergivosa rather unfavorable account of
our ancestors. It shows tho condition In
which Cirsar found them in the year 03
Tho nncient Britons were bnrlwiom in
the extreme-; they lived iu circular huts,
We take the following from the Spiritu
al Telegraph. It goes tu show the Insani
ty which prevails on tho subject: St.
An Angel Spakk to tub Ciiii.u, -We
are personally aqunlntml with the friend who
writes the following letter, and assure the
render that his statement is entitled to the
UiJctVa Fam.i, June 11, 1853.
Friend Hiittnti : An occurrence which
happened in this city, a short time since, Is
Interesting, as being one of those facts
which nre so easily accounted for on the
spiritual theory, but which the great ma
jority of the people wculd pass by as a re
markable coincidence, or a singular circum
stance. You can do with the account 1
send you as you think proper. The facts
are as follows t
Oo Monday, May 10, two young men,
named Ball and Hullolph, were engaged in
raiting at the "big bottom," about three
miles from this place. One of them lost
conicul root's pierced iu the center, for the I bis balanco nnd tell into the water. Being
purpose ol'odmititng light, and dischnr-j unable lo swim, his companion went to his
ging smoke j they adorned their lingers and 1 assistance, nnd both were drowned. This
neck with rings and chains; nnd pniii-j took place about 11 o'clock a. m. At the
led and punctured their bodies, that their "' timea iiltlo sister of Ball, four sr
appearance might be more horrible in wur. live years of age, who was playing with
For the most part thev wero unacquainted 0itr children at the neighbor's, a short
with ngricultutc; theyraird but little corn, distance from her home, but live or six
subsisting principally on Mesh nnd milk, and 'nilos from the scene of her brother's death,
clothing llirmselves'iullio skins of anintnU suddenly commenced crying, and said that
The President ot tho Missouri University at
Columbia announces that the Honorary degree
t A. M. has been conferred by the Curators of
tint institution upon Hev. Tyre C. Harris and
AVinthrop II Hopson, M. I).
Tho Washington Union's article reading out
the F.vening Post, Buffalo Courier, nnd Old In
ut, was written by Jude Nicholson, submitted
10 tho President in manuscript, and approved by
The llarnluirncrs nre incensed nnd declare
lh.it their leaders will not discard the Poit and
The young ludics nnd young gentlemen
l Indianapolis have formed themselves
it to mi Anti-Matrimonial Society. F.very
I'l'inth of July, they nioct to colubrale
ilifir anniversary, when it becomes the
I 'liiilul duty of the President to announce
thu' some half dozen of the members have
broken their pledge of single blessedness.
The papers of Dayton, Ohio, state that
their town Is improving so rapidly that the
brick yaids making 100,000 bricks a day,
cannot supply the demand. Tho Indian
upolis Journal, commenting on this state
ment, says that the brick yards in that
city make 1S0.000 bricks a-day, nnd yet so
great is the demand that thu bricks are fre
quently taken from tho kiln when they are
ho hot that the workmen are obliged to
wear gloves. ,
Messrs. Chambers &. Kait Gentlemen:
Through the politeness of one of our merchants
we havebeenahown a fifty dollar note on the
Buffalo City B.nk, N. Y., altered from a two;
, us its general appearance is well calculated to
' deceive the best judges, and there will proba
bly be a large amount sent west for emulation,
we annex a description, which you will please
publish: Vignette, nn Indian female roclining en
u elilT, viewing a city In the distance, with
boat, locks, railroad cars and steamboat belowt a
sailor with spyglass on tho lower right end;
otate arms of Hew 1 orlc on tlio left lower cor
ner; "50" in line, circular die work on each
upper corner, letter A, dated May 10, 1853,
Kespecuuiiy, I'kl&jjuuv & CO.
St. Louis Republican.
Look Out. The Detroit Advertiser of
Thursday, snys that there are altered bills of the
Chicago B.nk in circulation. It say: "We
were shown yesterday a $10 bill on the Bank
of Chicago, which had been altered in a very
neut way from the $2 bills on the same Bank.
The letter X was pasted over the large two,
and the en over the wo in the two in the body
of the bill. The word two was extracted out
of the right hand comer, and the figure 10 past
d over the two in tho right hand of the bill.
The alteration was so neat that the bill was
tnioe pssied un a good Judge.''
which had been killod for food. Tho only
urticle of commerce they possessed was tin,
which they exchanged for salt, earthen
ware, and brass.
A How of Mills nnd elivntors at Oswego,
N. Y., has been destroyed by lire. Supposed
loss, half n million dollars,
her brother was drowned. On being told
by thoso about her that it was not so, and
that her brother was at work. etc.. she on! v
ciied the more, declaring he was drowned,
and that she must go home to her mother.
She accordingly started to go home, but
said she was ati aid to go alone. iVune lar
ger children went home with her, when
A fight took place oh the night of the Fourth "", iU,a."er i.y, s in
, . . r ni l iii- answer to their enquiries or how did she
between two Are companies .,, Ph.UuIelphi. h ,)10.)ei. dr0WBea,Mid(.0,n.
wuen u.e pia.ee were compeueu to nro on me omj toll nbo. m hour ews o-
her brothel's deal'i was brought to his
The bodies were not recovered until Sat-
urduy, on which day and at the time of
the occurrence, as nearly as cun be ascer
tained the little girl told them at home
that the body vs found, which statement,
as in thu former caso, was speedily veri
fied. Yours, very truly,
A. T. IlAnRis.
Mr. J. Coffman'a horse boat sunk, n few
days ago. The horses were with some dif
ficulty saved from drowning.
Yesterday, on her downward trip, the
middle deck of the Kate Kearney was dis
covered to be on lire where the chimneys
pass through. It was immediately extin
guished without damage. ' t, S(- c ,
The State Ajncul.ural society ha been fully ... P V'tfT ,h-,.
organised, and will hold a I uir at B.muvillo, vereaiin of certain grntlemer. vf our town,
eonuncnciiiK on tne tfd day of October. We no-! confidence j tho Kuil Itond has been impaired,
tico that Mr. H. W. Moss, of this city, is one nnd some skeptical individuals are disponed to
or the nwurdimr committee. ct0 numbugpolitieal capital - spe.-ulation,
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The Jacksonville (111.) Journal says a youththat the miblio hd been duDod. and that wo are
was fined five dollars in that plnca a few days to have no Rait Road after nil the talk nnd ex-
ago, for an assault upon his own Tather. Cause, pendituro of money. Now, I would tell nil such
intemperance. ! Ktlci. that their actions only tend to lessen
IllHin lt lit aaetl ttl inn nf nil IiKuaal nktnilAil Man
CaiME in Cincinnati. The Cincinnati Non-'ntul their position of 'M02 in the msnger ' ran he
Djreil. in an editorial on crime, sneuks thu seen bv anvbodv who has eves.
strongly of tho criminal, or rather immoral con-! Can any one believe that nil the labor and lime
dilion ot the city: ; that was sxint in the beginning of this enterprise
Our city is daily gaining a reputation by no, was spout for 6unmf When all parties, Whig,
means enviable. It has been accused of lubit-1 Benton and Anti Benton, when all men, Farmers
ually harboring (elons steeped in guilt to tho nnd Mechanics, Lawyers, Doctors, and Mer
very lips; stabbing, shooting, incendiarism, and chants put their shoulders to the wheel, is it to
other crimes aro so frequent ns to scarcely call be believed that it was only to advance the inter
for a passing notice. Gambling is nightly cur est of one man or set of men? No sir the inten
ded on unblushingly and drunkenness, prosti- tion was to havea Rail Road,
tution, and other crimes are fearfully on the in-' Who believes thnt the grant of land is a hunt'
crease, so that if tho present state of thing con- bugl Who believes that the lonti of State credit
tinues much longer, our city will be known, not is a hoatl Who believes that the thousands ot
by the name or the "Vuffn dry, but by lint of eash raised and expended was far 6iuirnmf
the "Murder City." j Who believes that the advance of laud from 5 to
f)U andjjioo .,or ocre nag been produced by a
Junon Lynch on tiik Bkxcii. W e have dream?
been Informed that a few days ago, a negro! No rational man can believe these things, and
man, belonging to Judge Thompson, who ,m man who is alive to his position in society; or
lives near Liberty, attacked his oveiseer,' who respects his reputation for sanity, should
whose name we nave not ascertained, and breathe such a thought, but cherish it atll-born
killed him Instantly. The citizens met in I lnhi benighted mind.
thu vinlnliv the next dav. and onnsifUi-inr. Is it supposed that 800.000 acres of land are
lhat delavs were dangerous, took the negro i WsAP Ul8 bo,n,,U 0of o,,r
nrl hnnhlm until h. w.. .!,! .ri.S. .!?'?,t .Suta for $1,500,000 are worthless? Can
pendente (Mo.) Reporter.
uw aiHimi .Bwnwfs ! m usui. n.'i -v: jwisj
ty, Its utility, and more, thin all,Us ample secu
rity. ' -
Would that I could take these skeptics through
tlie vast prairies between here and llannibal; let
them walk, as I hate, over halt a million of
acres of beautiful flowers, look ovfr a whole
world as bright and beautiful as the vale of
Cashmere, then weuld they awaken lo the fact
that we have a great country, then would they
realise that we are a great people, then would
their hearts swell with honest pride, and they
would exolalm, these flowers shn'l not be "born
to blush unseen and waste their sweetness on
the desert air" ferever. We will dot theso
hill-tops with eottnges, we will Cover these
hill sides with golden grain, we will break this
eternaal silence with the laugh of children, thn
ploughman's whistle and the reaper's song; sal.
itude shall go beyond thn Missouri, and make
way for thriving, happy men. Wt must tmJ
U't'( tare a Railroad 1 hen would these doubt
less believe as 1 do, lhat no small political as pi
rations, no personal Interest, no individual bick
ering, no dcmagoguelsm onn check the advance
of tills great enterprise. No short delay, no
slight misfortune, no disappointed politicians,
na seekers after the leavea and Ashes, und iu
fact, no directory onn atop its onwnrd course,
for with the penonifioation of energy in the
resident's chair, this road will be completed,
though every man from here to Hannibal opposed
it. So have patience, dear people, you will
have the railroad yet; keep cool great sovereigns,
your wishes shall be gratified; put a piece of ice
in yeur mouths, you gentlemen who represent
the canine quadruped perohed on the truss of
hay. "All's well that ends well." J,
Torn a no, A tornado lately passed near the
town of Chundieville, Scott county, Illinois.
It extended about 400 yard in width nnd ev
end miles in length. The largest tree were
twisted oll'in its course: houses dcinomlished,
one Iiltlo girl killed, and several persons iu
rripa frsm la Duuimaa.
There is a very charitable old gentlemna re
siding in Williamsburgli, He never indulges
in a luxury of any kind, without thinking of tho
poor. Whenever he Ims peas for dinner, ho
invaribly forwards the pods to tin Orphan Asy
lum. A young neet in Iowa, in describing the voice
of his lady love, says it's on "nircrnrm bridge,
connecting dream land with reality." A fanci
ful young snan lhat Cupid. Wiutt a pity ho
dcala to extensively in vermillion.
A paper ha just been established "out west"
with the following title. "The Bellow of
Freedom, or, The Salt River -Kvlhn." White
is the'-Bunkum Flag KtalT," now?
ToCi'RtTiia Dyspepsia. Give a hungry
dog a piece of Tresh meat, and ehase him till ha
drops it. Yott will find tin far superior to any
"lluniiaix mixture" that has yet teen concocted.
The Rt. Rev. Bishop Hawks, D. D held or
dination in Christ Churvh, St. Louis, yesterday,
. 1 ... 11 .
it be imagined that $500,000 individual atork,
aubscnbeU by men ot all parties and vocation
is a humbug? No sir. No mind thnt it not a
opxjoe aa a briok-bat can harbour such an idea.
in this State, nnd recently 0r the Divin.l"'"0 01! on. our enJ ) lh.0M on otftr
I ot Trinity College, Hartford, Conn., I e,nJ l,ik brft,bcr or not? Do they care whether
s.mj.ir mninB .t u.linl Cm. n....r.i A'e We to think that Eastern oamtalsta will
mcttTcrry. formerly Attorney at Law. at!?.."6 or withold 5.000,000 because the
t ayette, 11
was admitted to Ihe Diacenate St. Louis1 "n;bal meinbera are in fayor ot a 14 or
f(owl, 1 15 foot railbed? Do they care whether tlie line
runs up Whitehead's or Patee'a branch? They
The horkb of the Abyssinian ox are nearly do not inquire into these small personal and lo
four feet long, and (even Inches diameter, at cal matter, they look upon this road with a
tneironse. jmore extended vision. They e it nationali
From Mt HI. Josfj k Cytlt.
GREAT PACIFIC KAILB0ADK2W PAIS.
St. Josvru, '5th June, 1853.
The line of tho main trunk will coutinue up
the Valley ol the Kansas, in a direction a liltlu
narlh of west, lo the source of the main or Re
publican fork. The country from the Missii.
ippi to the west boundary of Missouri is fer
tile, prosperous and populous. That upon the
Kansas i one ot the most rick ond beautiful in
the grc,l valley ot the Wet. It possesses a
"genial ami temperate cum.ie, an abundance
ol excellent and durable wood, pure and healthy
water, benutilul plains and undulating highlands,
with toil of a deep, rich loura, exurberant and
productive, with a variety ot excellent and nu
tritious crass, waving in the delightful valleva
and prairie, like field of cultivated grain, it
is capable of a dense aettlement, and ere Iwo
year shall have expired, the aound of the pio
neer' axo will be heard, and the smoke ot his
cabin will ascend westward to the base of the
From the head ot the Republican fork, U10
route will pass over a rolling prairie divide on
to the water of the South fork of the Nebraska
or Platte, in the South Park, a region ot country
beautiful and rich, and possessing extensive
ffoJ MJs. Crossing the South fork above St
Vruisi s fort, the route will skirt the base of th
mountains to a point at the northern base of
Long' Peak, and enter a pass where the south,
fork of the. C.VcAa a la Pondrt buret from the
Mountains. Thenoe it pursues its course
through a prairie valley, and over an- elevated
plain to the Medicine Bow mountain, near the
source ot Laramie river. This mountain i
J united through a depression, covered with a
tense forest ot excellent timber for the con
struction ot a road,, some 50 ruileS South Fst
of the Medicine Bow Butte. Emerging trom;
thia forest, it enters the Nerth park, pastes the
North Fork t the Nebraska, c-r Platte, akirta
the base of the main range, and create through
a low prairie divide, abeuM we degree eouth cD
the South Piss; ea te Ihe bead wetersoithe